Simon Ward


Simon Ward

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  • Legal 500, 2015


Simon joined Farrer & Co in 2008 and was made partner in May 2010. Prior to joining Farrer & Co he was a senior associate in the mergers and acquisitions team at Mallesons Stephen Jacques in Sydney and before that he was an associate at Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP.


St Catharine's College Cambridge and Nottingham Law School.

Simon advises on private company acquisitions, disposals and fundraisings.  Simon specialises in acting for businesses backed by venture capital and private equity including advising on management buy outs and buy ins, raising expansion capital and private equity exits. 

Simon is a member of the firm’s Entrepreneurs and Family Business group and International Private Wealth group. He has a particular interest in advising on inward investment into the UK, acting for both private investors and UK businesses.

Who we help

Simon acts for both vendors and purchasers in the acquisition or disposal of owner managed businesses whether by asset sale or share sale and in particular within the healthcare, financial services and technology sectors.

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